[Samba] Samba as remote file share

RRuegner robert at ruegner.org
Thu Apr 1 15:11:04 GMT 2004

Fernando Pintabona schrieb:

> No offense...but I guess you'd be better off with FTP or SFTP than SAMBA
> on this particular setup...
> Fernando P
> On Thu, 2004-04-01 at 16:54, Adam Stanley wrote:
>>I have a client who is hoping to use Samba over the internet.  He hopes 
>>to be able to setup a single mount point that can be used by employees 
>>from various locations via their broadband internet connections.  The 
>>clients will be a mixture of Linux, Windows 98, and Windows 2000/XP 
>>machines.  I know that a solution like this would be possible if all of 
>>the clients and the server were on the same LAN, however, I've not had 
>>any luck attempting to deploy Samba over the internet.  Is this a 
>>feasible solution with Samba or should I have him look elsewhere?  If 
>>Samba will cut it does anyone have any pointers or suggestions for the 
>>most secure way to implement a setup like this?  Thanks in advance for 
>>any help...
>>Adam Stanley
>>Nethosters, Inc.
This is a job for webdav and apache, cosult the faqs to them
samba can be used over the web if you build a tunnel trough , wich is no 
big problem at all ,but more work .

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